Rudolfo Anaya, A Founding Father Of Chicano Literature, Dies At 82

President Barack Obama presents the National Humanities Medal to author Rudolfo Anaya at a ceremony in September 2016.

Anaya's 1972 classic Bless Me, Ultima — about a young Mexican American boy and his curandera mentor in New Mexico in the 1940s — inspired a generation of Chicano writers.

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